From The Field

As part of our mission, the Media Industries Project serves as a clearing house for media industries research. From the Field is your guide to the latest, most relevant scholarship from a range of disciplines and journals.

The Spring 2015 From the Field edition features articles on media policy, transnational television, and localized labor practices, in addition to many other recent articles by leading media industries scholars. 

The Winter 2015 edition of From the Field features the third inaugural issue of the Media Industries Journal, articles on the future of fan-ancing, and a special issue of Velvet Light Trap on media distribution.

The Fall 2014 From the Field edition highlights diversity policies in industries around the world, historical media industries research, and reflections on scholarly methods.

The Summer 2014 From the Field edition highlights articles on webnovelas, cyberlockers, and the development of Chinese video sites.

The Spring 2014 From the Field edition highlights an issue of Creative Industries Journal dedicated to media industries research and the inaugural issue of Media Industries Journal, in addition to many other recent articles by leading media industries scholars.

The Winter 2014 From the Field edition highlights articles from Tom O'Regan and Susan Ward on production clusters in Brisbane and the Gold Coast, Lin Zhang and Ahonty Fung on the secondary industry of online gaming in China, Greg Steirer on UltraViolet and the future of digital distribution, Michael Curtin and John Vanderhoef on the globalization of VFX labor, and many other leading media industries scholars.